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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Postgraduate conference in logic and philosophy of science, 29-31 May 2013, Urbino, ITALY


SILFS

The 2013 Mid-Term Postgraduate conference in Logic and Philosophy of 
Science will be held in Urbino on 29-30-31 May 2013.

The conference will be organized by the Italian Society for Logic and 
Philosophy of Science (SILFS) and will host six different sessions, 
namely:

1) History and Philosophy of Physics

2) Logic and Philosophy of Logic

3) Philosophy of Biology

4) Philosophy of Language and Mind

5) History and Philosophy of Mathematics

6) Philosophy of Social Sciences

There will not be parallel sessions. Each session will be chaired by the 
following renown international scholars:

History and Philosophy of Physics
Chair: Mauro Dorato (University of Rome 3)

Logic and Philosophy of Logic
Chair: Francesco Paoli (University of Cagliari)

Philosophy of Biology
Chair: CorradoSinigaglia (University of Milan)

Philosophy of Language and Mind
Chair: Marco Giunti (University of Cagliari)

History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Chair: Mario Piazza (University of Chieti-Pescara)

Philosophy of Social Sciences
Chair: Enzo Di Nuoscio (Unimol) and Albertina Oliverio (University of
Chieti-Pescara)

We invite submissions in the aforementioned areas of research from PhD 
students or scholars that have been awarded their PhD in the last 4 years.

Each session will host 4 different talks which will be selected through a 
double blind peer review process.

Please send the following materials (as pdf files attachments) to Claudio 
Calosi at claudio.calosi@uniurb.it

(1) Anonymous Abstract of no more than 500 words

(2) Title Page containing the following information:

a) Author
b) Affiliation
c) Title
d) Session
e) Current Academic Position

Deadline for submission is 28th February. Authors will be informed of the 
decisions on 31st March 2013.

Authors of selected papers will be given full accommodation for the nights 
of May 29th, 30th in one of the University dorms and the social dinner on 
the night of May, 30th. Special fares for the University cafeteria will be 
available for lunches and the remaining dinners.

Further information can be found at www.silfs.net and writing to Vincenzo 
Fano at vincenzo.fano@uniurb.it or to Pierluigi Graziani at 
pierluigi.graziani@uniurb.it

During the conference there will be the award ceremony for best SILFS-PhD 
thesis of the year. Information are available on the society website.

Scientific Committee: Mauro Dorato, Mauro Ceruti, Pierluigi Minari, 
Roberto Giuntini, Francesco Paoli, Massimo Marraffa, Massimiliano Carrara, 
Federico Laudisa, Roberto Arpaia, Matteo Morganti, Enzo Di Nuoscio, 
Albertina Oliverio, Gino Tarozzi, Mario Alai, Corrado Sinigaglia, Marco 
Giunti and Isabella Tassani

Organizing Committee: Mario Alai, Stefano Bordoni, Claudio Calosi, 
Vincenzo Fano, Pierluigi Graziani, Sara Matera, Massimo Sangoi, Isabella 
Tassani.